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25 Cool Tattoos That Turned Scars Into Art

Got an unsightly surgery scar that you wanna jazz up? Bam! Fishbone! We've seen our fair share of really not great tattoos. Bad tattoos are a dime a dozen. But these are flippin' cool. Here are a bunch of clever ways people used tattoos to cover up and repurpose scars and birthmarks into cool looking artwork.

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Tumblr Thread On The Art World's Most Hated Elitist Anish Kapoor And His Bean

Buckle up for one wild ride. Long story short, it sounds like Anish Kapoor is one selfish and elitist jerk. The art world doesn't want him, and we're not surprised after reading this Tumblr thread about how he basically hoards pretty colors from the world for his own personal gain. Fortunately, there was someone named Stuart Semple who was ready to fight the good fight; and ultimately bring the cool and pretty colors back to the world. The way he goes about it is petty revenge at its finest. 

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Brash Man Called Out For Claiming Powerful Sculpture Of A Woman Is From Men

It's International Women's Day, and we're not surprised this post has been making the rounds on Imgur today. Ivan might want to fact check himself next time he shits out a ridiculous, presumptuous tweet about where a work of art came from. This is called "ignorance." 

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21 Pieces of Cool Graffiti That Reinvented Urban Environments

Behold, what was once an obstructive pipe is now a saxophone! Here's public graffiti that either made a statement or just cleverly tried to make the best out of a less-than-pretty concrete landscape. For more art finding its way into everyday life, here are some brilliantly vandalized school textbooks.

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Artist Receives Internet Sympathy After They Tragically Drop Amazing Clay Sculpture

This is realistically the worst thing that could happen to any artist. It's like watching hundreds of hours of hard work crash to the floor and break into a bunch of useless pieces.

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20 Tour Guides Share the Dumbest Things They've Seen Tourists Do

When visiting another country, or even a museum, most people know to be respectful. But that's most people. There are some idiots out there who try to mess with wild animals, steal stuff, and be generally stupid. Some are even worse, like this obnoxious group of British Tourists who actually received national attention for how bad they were.

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22 Imaginative Pieces of Graffiti That Used Their Environments

Writing your nickname on a train car is one thing but turning an electrical box into a self portrait is some cool and unexpected artwork. Here are interesting uses of urban environments that were transformed through clever and interesting painting. For more of these, check out these pieces of cool graffiti that reinvented urban environments.

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21 Mind-Throttling Images of Weird Perspective

Get your eyes ready for some healthy straining. These real life optical illusions are like riddles for your eyes. First comes confusion and double-taking, then the eventual pay-off of figuring out what the hell is going on. If you wanna see more people playing with the harsh mistress of perspective, then check these out.

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Insane Customer Demands Refund for Her Own Vase She Ruined

We're not sure what kind of person tries to spray paint a four hundred dollar vase, but it makes sense that it's the same kind of person who demands that the store she bought it from pay for her mistake. We're kind of hoping this customer is lying about the whole thing in order to defraud the store, but given the stupid-ass customers we've dealt with in our own lives, she's probably telling the idiotic truth. For a triumphant story of an employee who actually gave an awful customer a piece of their mind, check out this cashier who told off a Karen and lived.

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31 Impressive Tattoo Cover-Ups That Tastefully Hid the Past

Okay "tastefully" might be a little bit of a stretch. These are either pretty cool looking or funny though. If you're getting a tattoo of your SO's name and/or face, be sure that the relationship will last. Otherwise you might have to slap down a couple hundred dollars for one of these bad boys. For some outright bad tattoos, here are some really not great tattoos people went through with.

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40 Uncommon Things That Will Make You Say "Thanks but That's a Lot of Internet"

At any given time, there's a lot of weird, creative, funny, dangerous and interesting stuff going on. And thanks to the internet we're able to document it and cram it into our noggins on the daily. For something weirder, here are a bunch of strange images that will make you say "that's enough internet for today."

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23 Times People Had More Fun with Statues than the Artist Intended

Where you may see an enduring testament to history and the enduring human spirit, another person sees an amazing opportunity to make a statue look like he's kicking him in the crotch. We all appreciate art in different ways. For more people who broke the rules in an amusing way, here are some first world anarchists.

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Well, this is definitely art. Should art should be judged on its beauty, or the technical talent of its creator? Maybe. Is the value of a work of art completely dependent on the conceptual lens through which you want to view it? Sure. So yeah, it's art. It also sure sounds like a pompous embarrassment screaming into a microphone.

To quote a top Quora comment on her body of work: "Yoko Ono was part of a generation of artists who stridently rejected 'talent' as the criterion for art making"

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21 Clever Tattoos Tattoos That Made Creative Use of Scars and Birthmarks

Sometimes we get too caught up in all the tattoo fails to notice all the truly cool ones. These took some mark or scar and turned it into a piece of art. Under the magic hands of some skilled tattoo artist, a mark that made someone self conscious instantly became a wonderful conversation piece.

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Woman Gets Ironic Revenge on Poet Ex by Publishing More Successful Poetry

Talk about beating someone at their own game. It's almost as if he became her muse with his own crappiness. It's acts of simple and fantastic revenge like these that make our days a little brighter.

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32 Insane Thrift Shop Finds That Put the Ill in GoodWill

One person's trash is another person's more interesting trash. People everywhere are sifting through piles of clothes and ceramic statuettes just to find freaky gems like these. If you wanna see more strange stuff, then here are 37 fantastically weird thrift store finds that will leave you with questions.

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